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Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls | www.diethood.com | Strips of chicken, peppers and onions tossed with ranch dressing and served with rice.

Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls

Katerina | Diethood
These easy Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls are made with delicious strips of chicken, peppers and onions tossed with ranch dressing and served with rice. It's a healthy dinner recipe that the whole family will love!
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups prepared rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1- pound skinless , boneless chicken breast strips
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 red , yellow, or green bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips OR you can use a combination of all 3, amounting to about 3 cups of pepper strips.
  • 1 small yellow onion , sliced
  • 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (I like to use white cheddar)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • cilantro or parsley for garnish
  • 6- inch whole wheat tortillas , optional
  • sour cream , optional

Instructions
 

  • Cook rice and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
  • Season chicken strips with salt, pepper, chili powder and garlic powder.
  • Add to skillet and cook 1 minute per side.
  • Add peppers and onions; continue to cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender.
  • Add rice and salsa to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, just until heated through.
  • Remove from heat and add ranch dressing; stir until well combined. (You can use less or more Ranch)
  • Stir in lime juice.
  • Top with cilantro or parsley and cheese.
  • Serve as is or divide mixture between tortillas and top with sour cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 358 kcal | Carbohydrates: 14 g | Protein: 18 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 77 mg | Sodium: 481 mg | Potassium: 444 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 165 IU | Vitamin C: 2.9 mg | Calcium: 95 mg | Iron: 1.7 mg | Net Carbs: 13 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
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